Ben Kingsley

Profession: Actor
Ben Kingsley
Real name: Krishna Pandit Bhanji
Birthdate: December 31, 1943
Age: 78 years
Country: United Kingdom United Kingdom
Horoscope: Capricorn


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Ben Kingsley Nominations & Awards

Academy Awards

 - Best Leading Actor WINNER
 - Best Leading Actor NOMINATED
 - Best Supporting Actor NOMINATED
   (Sexy Beast)
 - Best Supporting Actor NOMINATED

Golden Globes Awards

 - Best Leading Actor - Drama WINNER
 - Best Upcoming Actor WINNER
 - Best Actor in a Mini-series or Motion Picture Made for TV NOMINATED
 - Best Leading Actor - Drama NOMINATED
 - Best Supporting Actor NOMINATED
   (Sexy Beast)
 - Best Actor in a Mini-series or Motion Picture Made for TV NOMINATED
 - Best Supporting Actor NOMINATED
 - Best Actor in a Mini-series or Motion Picture Made for TV NOMINATED


 - Best Voice Acting WINNER


 - Worst Supporting Actor NOMINATED
 - Worst Supporting Actor NOMINATED
 - Worst Supporting Actor NOMINATED
   (War, Inc.)
 - Worst Supporting Actor NOMINATED


 - Best Leading Actor WINNER
 - Most Outstanding Newcomer to Film WINNER
 - Best Supporting Actor NOMINATED
 - Best Leading Actor TV - Drama NOMINATED

Screen Actors Guild Awards (SAG)

 - Best Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries WINNER
 - Best Leading Actor NOMINATED
 - Best Supporting Actor NOMINATED
   (Sexy Beast)
 - Best Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries NOMINATED


 - Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or TV Movie NOMINATED
 - Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or TV Movie NOMINATED
 - Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV NOMINATED
 - Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or TV Movie NOMINATED

Independent Spirit

 - Best Leading Actor NOMINATED

Critics Choice Award

 - Best Supporting Actor WINNER
   (Sexy Beast)
 - Best Leading Actor NOMINATED

European Film Awards

 - Best European Actor WINNER
   (Sexy Beast)

Chicago Film Critics Association

 - Best Leading Actor NOMINATED
 - Best Supporting Actor NOMINATED
   (Sexy Beast)

Boston Society of Film Critics

 - Best Supporting Actor WINNER
   (Sexy Beast)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association

 - Best Leading Actor WINNER
 - Best Supporting Actor NOMINATED
   (Sexy Beast)

New York Film Critics Circle

 - Best Leading Actor WINNER
 - Best Supporting Actor NOMINATED
   (Sexy Beast)

 - Best Leading Actor WINNER
Krishna Pandit Bhanji is an British Actor. He has won an Academy Awards, two Golden Globes Awards and two BAFTA Awards. He's known for Sexy Beast (2000), Schindler's List (1993) and Gandhi (1982).

All Movies of Ben Kingsley

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  • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
    The original Marvel Comics Shang-Chi follows Shang, a half-Chinese, half-American superhero created by writer Steve Englehart and artist Jim Starlin. In the comics, Shang-Chi is a master of numerous unarmed and weaponry-based wush...
    United States  2021
  • Locked Down
    A quarreling couple make peace in order to take advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic and pull off a jewellery heist at the department store Harrods. Just as they decide to separate, Linda (Anne Hathaway) and Paxton (Chiwetel Ejiofor...
    Character: Malcolm
    United Kingdom  2021
  • The Red Sea Diving Resort
    Mossad agents work to rescue and evacuate Jewish-Ethiopians to Israel from Sudan in the early 80s.
    United States  2019
  • Nomis
    Nomis follows Marshall (Henry Cavill), a weathered Lieutenant, and his police force as they investigate a string of female abductions and murders linked to an online predator. As new leads emerge and the case unravels, Marshall te...
    Character: Cooper
    United States  2019
  • Spider in the Web
    A young operative is sent on a mission to follow an older agent who's behavior has come into question.
    Character: Adereth
    United Kingdom  2019
  • Operation Finale
    Years after World War II, a team of secret agents are brought together to track down Adolf Eichmann, the infamous Nazi architect of the Holocaust.
    United States  2018
  • Intrigo: Death of an Author
    Henny and Agnes were once very close, until disaster tore them apart. Now, Henny has returned to Agnes' life and asks her for a favor: to help plot the murder of her husband, David.
    Sweden  2018
  • Backstabbing for Beginners
    A young program coordinator at the United Nations stumbles upon a conspiracy involving Iraq's oil reserves.
    Character: Pasha
    Denmark  2018
  • Spielberg (TV)
    Through exclusive interviews with actors, family, and the filmmaker himself, this unprecedented documentary pulls back the curtain on the remarkable career of Steven Spielberg. Featuring Leonardo DiCaprio, Martin Scorsese, Liam Ne
    Character: Self - Segment "Schindler's List" (as Sir Ben Kingsley)
    United States  2017
  • An Ordinary Man
    A war criminal in hiding forms a relationship with his only connection to the outside world - his maid.
    Character: The General
    United States  2017
  • War Machine
    A satire of America's war with Afghanistan with a focus on the people running the campaign. The story recreates a U.S. General’s roller-coaster rise and fall as part reality, part savage parody – raising the specter of just wh...
    Character: President Karzai
    United States  2017
  • The Ottoman Lieutenant
    A beautiful, strong-willed woman, who, frustrated by ongoing injustice at home, leaves the United States after meeting Jude, an American doctor who runs a remote medical mission within the Ottoman Empire - a world both exotic and ...
    United States  2016
  • The Jungle Book
    “The Jungle Book” is an all-new live-action epic adventure about Mowgli (Neel Sethi), a man-cub who’s been raised by a family of wolves. But Mowgli finds he is no longer welcome in the jungle when fearsome tiger Shere Khan (...
    Character: Bagheera (voice)
    United States  2016
  • Collide
    “Collide” follows Hoult’s character Casey, who schemes to pull a drug heist for an eccentric gangster (Kingsley) in order to pay for his girlfriend’s (Jones) medical emergency while abroad. After a failed attempt, he emba...
    Character: Geran
    United Kingdom  2016
  • Tut (TV Miniseries)
    "Tut" reveals, for the first time on television, the story of the Egyptian Pharaoh, one of the most renowned leaders in human history. This ambitious special-event series tells the story of Tut's rise to power and his st...
    Canada  2015
  • The Walk
    Twelve people have walked on the moon, but only one man - Philippe Petit (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) - has ever, or will ever, walk in the immense void between the World Trade Center towers. Guided by his real-life mentor, Papa Rudy (B...
    Character: Papa Rudy
    United States  2015
  • Life
    The story centers on the friendship that developed between photographer Dennis Stock (Pattinson) and actor James Dean (DeHaan) when Stock was commissioned to photograph the star for Life magazine in 1955. The assignment took the p...
    United Kingdom  2015
  • Self/less
    An extremely wealthy elderly man dying from cancer undergoes a radical medical procedure that transfers his consciousness to the body of a healthy young man but everything may not be as good as it seems when he starts to uncover t...
    Character: Damian
    United States  2015
  • Learning to Drive
    As her marriage dissolves, Manhattan writer Wendy (Patricia Clarkson) takes driving lessons from Darwan (Ben Kingsley) a Sikh instructor with marriage troubles of his own. In each other's company they find the courage to get back ...
    Character: Darwan
    United States  2014
  • War Story
    Moving film about the inner turmoil of war photographer Lee (strongly acted by Catherine Keener), who is wrestling with her war traumas. She flees to a small hotel in Sicily, where a meeting with a young immigrant helps her in dea...
    United States  2014
  • Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb
    Get ready for the wildest and most adventure-filled Night At the Museum ever as Larry (Ben Stiller) spans the globe, uniting favorite and new characters while embarking on an epic quest to save the magic before it is gone forever....
    United States  2014
  • Robot Overlords
    Sean and his friends take on the robot empire in this British sci-fi adventure.
    United Kingdom  2014
  • Stonehearst Asylum
    A recent Oxford medical school grad who takes a position at a mental institution soon finds himself taken with one of his colleagues -- though he has no initial idea of a recent, horrifying staffing change.
    Character: Silas Lamb
    United States  2014
  • Exodus: Gods and Kings
    A retelling of the story of Moses, from his near death as an infant to his adoption into the Egyptian royal family, his defiance of the Pharaoh and deliverance of the Hebrews from enslavement.
    Character: Nun
    United States  2014
  • Walking with the Enemy
    Set in Hungary during the final months of World War ll, a young man sets out to find his displaced family by stealing a Nazi uniform to pose as an officer. Filled with suspense and danger, he undertakes extraordinary measures to r...
    Character: Regent Miklos Horthy
    United States  2014
  • The Physician
    Based on Noah Gordon's best-selling novel sold over 21 million times worldwide. THE PHYSICIAN tells the story of Rob Cole (Tom Payne), a boy who is left a penniless orphan in an 11th-century English mining town when his mother die...
    Germany  2013
  • Ender's Game
    70 years after a horrific alien war, an unusually gifted child is sent to an advanced military school in space to prepare for a future invasion. Adaptation of the popular novel.
    Character: Mazer Rackham
    United States  2013
  • A Birder's Guide to Everything
    David Portnoy, a 15-year-old birding fanatic, thinks that he's made the discovery of a lifetime. So, on the eve of his father's remarriage, he escapes on an epic road trip with his best friends to solidify their place in birding h
    United States  2013
  • Iron Man 3
    Marvel's "Iron Man 3" pits brash-but-brilliant industrialist Tony Stark/Iron Man against an enemy whose reach knows no bounds (Mandarin). When Stark finds his personal world destroyed at his enemy's hands, he embarks on ...
    Character: Mandarín
    United States  2013
  • The Dictator
    The heroic story of a dictator who risks his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed.
    Character: Tamir
    United States  2012
  • Hugo
    Story centers on a 12-year-old orphan named Hugo, who lives in a train station and must finish what his late father started by solving the mystery of a broken robot. Hugo Cabret (Asa Butterfield), an orphan boy living in the walls...
    Character: Georges Méliès
    United States  2011
  • Teen Patti
    Perci Trachtenberg, widely regarded as the world's greatest living mathematician, meets Venkat, a reclusive math genius from India, at a high rolling casino in London. Venkat tells Perci about an equation that could not only chang...
    India  2010
  • Shutter Island
    "Shutter Island", an adaptation of another Dennis Lehane's novel ("Mystic River", "Gone Baby Gone"), is a psychological thriller set in 1954, DiCaprio will star as a U.S. Marshall, investigating the m...
    Character: Dr. John Cawley
    United States  2010
  • Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
    Based on the video game, which follows an adventurous prince who teams up with a rival princess to stop an angry ruler from unleashing a sandstorm that could destroy the world. A rogue prince (Jake Gyllenhaal) reluctantly joins fo...
    Character: Nizam
    United States  2010
  • Transsiberian
    A Trans-Siberian train journey from China to Moscow becomes a thrilling chase of deception and murder when an American couple encounters a mysterious pair of fellow travelers.
    Character: Grinko
    Spain  2008
  • Fifty Dead Men Walking
    Belfast, 1987. Whippersnapper Martin McGartland (Jim Sturgess) is recruited by English copper ‘Fergus’ (Ben Kingsley) to infiltrate the IRA and act as a ‘tout’, or informer. As McGartland moves up the chain of command, the...
    Character: Fergus
    United Kingdom  2008
  • The Wackness
    Story, set in 1994, centers on a troubled teenage drug dealer and a drug-addled psychiatrist -- after the former trades pot for therapy sessions, then falls for the doctor's daughter.
    Character: Dr. Squires
    United States  2008
  • The Love Guru
    In the comedy “The Love Guru,” Pitka (Mike Myers in his first original character since Austin Powers) is an American who was left at the gates of an ashram in India as a child and raised by gurus. He moves back to the U.S. to ...
    Character: Guru Tugginmypudha
    United States  2008
  • War, Inc.
    A political satire set in Turaqistan, a country occupied by an American private corporation run by a former US Vice-President (Aykroyd). In an effort to monopolize the opportunities the war-torn nation offers, the corporation's CE...
    Character: Walken / The Viceroy
    United States  2008
  • Elegy
    Cultural critic & university teacher David Kepesh (Ben Kingsley) finds his life -- which he indicates is a state of "emancipated manhood" -- thrown into tragic disarray by Consuela Castillo (Penélope Cruz), a well-m...
    Character: David Kepesh
    United States  2008
  • You Kill Me
    Frank Falenczyk (Ben Kingsley) loves his job. He just happens to be the hit-man for his Polish mob family in Buffalo, New York. But Frank's got a drinking problem and when he messes up a critical assignment that puts the family bu...
    Character: Frank Falenczyk
    United States  2007
  • The Last Legion
    Rome, 476AD. The Roman Empire is under threat. A mighty force for almost 500 years, at its height Rome’s power spread from Mesopotamia in the east to the Iberian peninsula in the west, from the Rhine and Danube in the north to E...
    Character: Ambrosinus / Merlin
    United Kingdom  2007
  • Lucky Number Slevin
    In a classic case of mistaken identity, a man (Josh Hartnett) is confused with the friend whose apartment he is staying in, and forced by a gangland boss (Ben Kingsley) to assassinate the son of his arch enemy. But perhaps this se...
    Character: The Rabbi (as Sir Ben Kingsley)
    United States  2006
  • BloodRayne
    Rayne (Kristanna Loken) is half human and half vampire, driven by vengeance to overthrow her father, Kagan, king of all vampires. Bloodrayne takes you to another place and time to experience a world where good and evil battle it o...
    Character: Kagan
    United States  2005
  • A Sound of Thunder
    Chicago, year 2054. A technology has been invented that enables people to travel back in time to hunt dinosaurs. One such expedition to the Prehistoric past unwittingly makes a fatal mistake it dramatically impacts the course of e
    United Kingdom  2005
  • Oliver Twist
    Charles Dickens' classic story of a young orphan boy who gets involved with a gang of boy pickpockets in 19th-century London seems, on the surface, a long way from being children's entertainment. But this can be deceiving.
    United Kingdom  2005
  • Mrs. Harris (TV)
    Love hurts. Nobody knew that better than Jean Harris, the prep-school headmistress and longtime paramour of celebrated "Scarsdale Diet Doctor" Herman "Hy" Tarnower. In 1980, the couple's tempestuous 14-year rom...
    Character: Herman Tarnower
    United States  2005
  • Suspect Zero
    A mysterious serial killer is hunting other serial killers - and one FBI agent suspects there may be more to the vigilante than they imagine.
    United States  2004
  • House of Sand and Fog
    Massoud Amir Behrani (Ben Kingsley) is living a lie to fulfill a dream. Once a member of the Shah of Iran's elite inner circle, he has brought his family to America to build a new life. Despite a pretense of continued affluence, h...
    Character: Massoud Amir Behrani
    United States  2003
  • Tuck Everlasting
    Winifred "Winnie" Foster is a ten-year-old who is not satisfied with her life. One day when she is wandering through her wood she comes upon a boy who she automatically falls in love with. After having a conversation wit...
    United States  2002
  • The Triumph of Love
    A Princess (Mira Sorvino) who is the daughter of a usurper sets out to right the wrongs of her forebears and make amends with the rightful heir to the throne. Trouble is, he has been raised to hate her, so she cross dresses as a d...
    United Kingdom  2001
  • Anne Frank: The Whole Story (TV)
    When the war began, she was only a little girl. When it ended, she was the voice of a generation... A compassionate and sensitive televisual portrait of the Holocaust's greatest diarist. Of the millions of Jews killed in the Holoc...
    Character:  Otto Frank 2 episodes, 2001
    United States  2001
  • A.I. Artificial Intelligence
    Sometime in the future of the 21st century, in a time when the Greenhouse Effect has melted the icecaps, submerging many of the coastal cities in water, mankind depends upon computers with artificial intelligence to maintain our w...
    Character: voz narrador
    United States  2001
  • What Planet are You From?
    Garry Shandling makes his big-screen debut as a leading man in this sci-fi romantic comedy. Harold (Shandling) is an alien from another galaxy sent to Earth on a vital mission: in order to ensure that his civilization will prevail...
    United States  2000
  • Rules of Engagement
    Colonel Terry Childers (Jackson) is a 30-year Marine veteran: a decorated officer with combat experience in Vietnam, Beirut and Desert Storm. But now, the country he served so well has put him on trial for a rescue mission that we...
    Character: embajador Mourain
    United States  2000
  • Sexy Beast
    Ex-villain Gal Dove (Ray Winstone) has served his time behind bars and is blissfully retired to a Spanish villa paradise with a wife he adores. The sun drenched idyll is shattered by the arrival of his psychotic, gangster nemesis ...
    Character: Don Logan
    United Kingdom  2000
  • Alice In Wonderland (TV)
    A acclaimed British production which originally aired on NBC, Lewis Carroll's classic story comes to life once again in this updated version- with an all-star cast including Martin Short, Whoopi Goldberg, Miranda Richardson, and G
    Character: Major Caterpillar
    United Kingdom  1999
  • Testimony
    The story of the great Soviet composer Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975) and his life and career during the rule of Stalin.
    United Kingdom  1998
  • Photographing Fairies
    After the sudden death of his young wife, Charles Castle devotes himself to his work as a photographer in World War I. After the war he works in trick photography and exposes frauds, but when a pair of little girls come forth with...
    United Kingdom  1997
  • Weapons of Mass Distraction (TV)
    Two media moguls get into a nasty power struggle for the ownership of a pro football team which takes a drastic effect on their personal and professional lives.
    United States  1997
  • The Tale of Sweeney Todd (TV)
    The fictional tale of the murderous 19th century barber (Ben Kinglsey) who sold his kills to a neighboring butcher (Joanna Lumley) for her renowned meat pies. A young innocent (Selina Boyack) and the dashing inspector (Campbell Sc...
    United States  1997
  • Twelfth Night
    Shakespeare's comedy of gender confusion, in which a girl disguises herself as a man to be near the count she adores, only to be pursued by the woman he loves.
    United Kingdom  1996
  • Moses (TV)
    A retelling of the bible story. Pharaoh Ramses decrees the death of all Hebrew children, but Moses, placed in a basket in the Nile by his mother, is taken by a royal princess and raised as the brother of the heir to the throne of ...
    Character:  Moses unknown episodes
    United States  1995
  • Joseph (TV)
    The Biblical story of Joseph, who was sold to slavery by his brothers who were jealous of his prophetic abilities to analyze dreams and of his being their fathers' favorite.
    Character:  Potiphar 2 episodes, 1995
    United States  1995
  • Species
    A group of scientists try to track down and trap a killer alien seductress before she successfully mates with a human.
    Character: Xavier Fitch
    United States  1995
  • Death and the Maiden
    Paulina Escobar is the housewife to a prominent lawyer in an unnamed third World country. One day a storm forces her husband to ride home with a neighbor. That chance encounter brings up demons from her past, as she is convinced t...
    United Kingdom  1994
  • Searching for Bobby Fischer
    Searching for Bobby Fischer was inspired by the life of chess prodigy Josh Waitzkin, as written by his father Fred Waitzkin. Josh (Max Pomeranc) is a "regular kid" who begins evincing signs of being a genius at chess. Hi...
    Character: Bruce Pandolfini
    United States  1993
  • Dave
    Judging by their looks, conservative United States President Bill Mitchell and liberal minded temp-agency owner Dave Kovic could be identical twins separated at birth. When two Secret Service agents, at Chief-of-Staff Bob Alexande...
    United States  1993
  • Schindler's List
    Oskar Schindler is a German businessman in Poland who sees an opportunity to make money from the Nazis' rise to power. He starts a company to make cookware and utensils, using flattery and bribes to win military contracts, and bri...
    Character: Itzhak Stern
    United States  1993
  • Sneakers
    Two politically-minded whizkids pull off a daring computer caper in the Sixties, but, by a serendipitous twist of fate, only one of them gets caught. Twenty years later, the lucky half of that daring duo has set himself up in busi...
    Character: Cosmo
    United States  1992
  • Bugsy
    When the legendary Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel was sent west by Meyer Lansky and Charlie "Lucky" Luciano to seize control of the West Coast rackets, he became fascinated with Hollywood. His disarming charm and unpr...
    United States  1991
  • Cellini, A Violent Life
    Around 1523 Benvenuto Cellini, a talented but penniless goldsmith's apprentice, arrives in Rome. He meets with success under Pope Clement VII, only to fall into disgrace for his spendthrift ways under the next Pope, Paul III. Save...
    Italy  1990
  • Murderers Among Us: The Simon Wiesenthal Story (TV)
    A biographical portrayal of Simon Wiesenthal, famous Nazi Hunter. From his imprisonment in a Nazi Concentration Camp, the film follows his liberation and his rise to become one of the leading Nazi hunters in the world, bringing su...
    Character: Simon Wiesenthal
    Hungary  1989
  • Without a Clue
    The outrageous comedy about the world's greatest detective and his bumbling partner...Sherlock Holmes. Sherlock Holmes is as dashing as ever, but with a little secret: Dr. Watson is the brains behing the operation. Watson scri...
    United Kingdom  1988
  • Pascali's Island
    Deception is the way of life on a lovely Aegean island, where a romantic triangle evolves between a spy for the decaying Turkish Empire, a British archaeologist and a sensuous expatriate.
    Character: Basil Pascali
    United Kingdom  1988
  • Maurice
    Two male English school chums find themselves falling in love at Cambridge. To regain his place in society, Clive gives up his forbidden love, Maurice (pronounced "Morris") and marries. While staying with Clive and his s...
    Character: Lasker-Jones
    United Kingdom  1987
  • Harem
    Diane is a young American woman who is kidnapped by Prince Selim, an Arabian sheik, and held captive in his harem. At first she frantically tries to escape, but as they slowly get to know and appreciate each other the difference b...
    Character: Selim
    France  1985
  • Silas Marner: The Weaver of Raveloe (TV)
    Silas Marner, a member of a strict religious community, is wrongly accused of theft and has no choice but to move to a faraway village. For 15 years he lives alone, hoarding the money he makes from his weaving and gaining a reputa...
    United Kingdom  1985
  • Camille (TV)
    Camille is a courtesan in Paris. She falls deeply in love with a young man of promise, Armand Duval. When Armand's father begs her not to ruin his hope of a career and position by marrying Armand, she acquiesces and leaves her lov...
    United Kingdom  1984
  • Betrayal
    Pinter's semi-autobiographical play examining the surprise attraction, shy first steps, gradual flowering, and treasonous deception of a woman's extramarital affair with her husband's best friend; the entire story is told from the...
    Character: Robert
    United Kingdom  1983
  • Gandhi
    Richard Attenborough's award-winning epic recounts the life and times of Mahatma Gandhi. In South Africa, a young Indian lawyer is booted off a train for refusing to ride second-class. Fed up with the unjust political system, he j...
    Character: Mahatma Gandhi
    United Kingdom  1982
  • Wessex Tales (TV)
    TV Mini-Series (1973). 6 episodes.
    Character:  Lord Uplandtowers 1 episode, 1973
    United Kingdom  1973

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